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CA Final Pass Percentage 2022, 2021, 2020,2019, 2018 for Old & New Course

CA Final Pass Percentage 2022, 2021, 2020,2019, 2018 for Old & New Course

Nothing worth having comes easy. This is one saying that every student aspiring to become a Chartered Accountant (CA) takes to heart. Life of a CA student can be defined in three simple yet powerful words – patience, perseverance, and practice. The life of CA aspirants revolves around these words and their world becomes a construct of all the dynamics and challenges that the CA course has to offer.

In India, the Chartered Accountancy profession is regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) viz. a statutory body established by an act of Parliament, namely The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949). The said Institute has been bestowed with the responsibility of conducting, evaluating, and assessing CA examinations. While it is no secret that the CA examination is amongst the toughest examinations to get through, a fact less known is that for a population of 1.39 billion,(source – Statistics Times.com) there are around 3 lac Chartered Accountants (as on 1 April 2021) (source – Wikipedia).

The CA Final examination is conducted twice in a year usually at a gap of 6 months apart (May and November) and consists of two groups with four papers each.

 

The below table illustrates CA Final Exam Papers for May 2022 attempt:

 

Group I

Paper No.

Subject Name

1

Financial Reporting

2

Strategic Financial Management

3

Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics

4

Corporate and Economic Laws

 

Group II

5

Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation

6 (A)

Risk Management

6 (B)

Financial Services and Capital Markets

6 (C)

International Taxation

6 (D)

Economic Laws

6 (E)

Global Financial Reporting Standards

6 (F)

Multidisciplinary Case Study

7

Direct Tax Laws and International Taxation

8

Indirect Tax Laws

(Source: https://resource.cdn.icai.org/45785bos35964.pdf)

Students must score 40% in each subject and an aggregate of 50% in each group to pass the final examination.

 

Scroll down CA-Final Result and CA pass percentage.

Check CA-Final New Course Pass Percentage: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India declares results of CA-Final (new scheme) both groups shortly after Exams. Consequent to the declaration of the results, the ICAI announces the pass percentage of the chartered accountants course. The Board will specify the no. of candidates (appeared), no. of students who passed, and the rank holders.

 

CA Final Pass Percentage (expected) May 2022

 

The Institute (ICAI) will declare result in online mode. For May 2022, the total passing percentage for both groups is excepted to be around 17.04% for CA Final course and 19.84% for CA Intermediate course. To help gain more perspective, lets look at the CA passing percentage for the last 6 examinations:

 

Period

Course

Group I

Group II

Both Groups

May 2022

New Course

21.99%

21.94%

12.59%

December 2021

New course

22.30%

30.52%

15.31%

Old course

11.30%

13.53%

1.42%

July 2021

New course

20.23%

17.36%

11.97%

Old course

10.74%

12.87%

1.57%

January 2021

New course

6.55%

18.04%

6.00%

Old course

4.79%

12.21%

1.41%

November 2020

New course

12.84%

30.97%

14.47%

Old course

17.84%

31.77%

5.84%

November 2019

New course

17.34%

28.15%

15.12%

Old course

26.94%

23.09%

10.19%

 

CA Final Pass Percentage (announced) January 2021

 

CA-Final Old Course

The pass percentage of CA-Final Old Course for the year 2021, January session for both groups is 1.41%. In January 2021, session- (appeared) no. of candidates -1412 - qualified as chartered accountants.

 

CA Final Pass Percentage Jan 2021 (Old Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

8686

416

4.79%

Group II

13215

1614

12.21%

Both Groups

3116

44

1.41%

The pass percentage for CA-Examination (final) - Jan 2021 (Old Course)

 

The exam generally held in November 2020 was rescheduled and held in January 2021.

 

CA-Final New Course

The pass percentage of CA-Final new course in both groups is 6%. In January 2021, the no. of candidates(appeared) and qualified as chartered accountants (new scheme) is 1270.

 CA Final Pass Percentage Jan 2021 (New Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

18297

1198

6.55%

Group II

18896

3409

18.04%

Both Groups

9868

592

6%

 The pass percentage for CA-Examination (final) - Jan 2021 (New Course)

 

The merit list and the list of toppers and top 50 rank holders are available on the ICAIs official website.

 

CA Final Pass Percentage January 2021 with all Past

 

Results of Chartered Accountants Final Examination-Old CourseAttempts

CA-Final pass percentage in November 2020 was 6%, and of January 2021, it is 1.41%. It is lower by 4.43% than the pass percentage of year Nov 20.

CA-Final Pass Percentage of Five Years (Old Course)

Year

Group 1

Group 2

Both Groups

 

Number

Passed

Percentage

Number

Passed

Percentage

Number

Passed

Percentage

2020 Nov

12026

2145

17.84%

17232

5442

31.77%

4143

242

5.84%

2019 Nov

27409

7384

26.94%

37589

8679

23.09%

8021

817

10.19%

May 2019

25052

4610

18.40%

36945

8762

23.72%

15560

1187

7.63%

2018 Nov

32633

9934

30.44%

35655

8348

23.41%

22514

3383

15.03%

2018 May

38696

6195

16.01%

37350

5075

13.59%

27727

3658

13.19%

2017 May

41373

5717

13.82%

38478

6234

16.2%

34503

7928

22.98%

Consolidated table of pass percentage of 5 years- old course

 

Also read:- How to Start Preparation for CA-Final Exam November 2021

 

Results of Chartered Accountants Final Examination-New Course

 

The ICAI CA-Final pass percentage(New Course) for January 2021 shows a downward trend at 8.47% compared to November 2020 CA-Final Results. For group (i), it is 6.29% lower than the pass percentage November 2020, and group 2 is lower by 12.93%. 

 

CA-Final Pass Percentage of Five Exams (New Course)

Year

Group 1

Group 2

Both Groups

 

Number

Passed

Percentage

Number

Passed

Percentage

Number

Passed

Percentage

2020 Nov

32542

4179

12.84%

27907

8643

30.97%

19284

2790

14.47%

2019 Nov

27861

4830

17.34%

26972

7593

28.15%

15003

2268

15.12%

May 2019

8894

1500

16.87%

6529

1146

17.55%

11092

2313

20.85%

2018 Nov

6181

884

14.30%

3307

894

27.03%

4075

670

15.44%

2018 May

2289

260

11%.36

1208

96

7.95%

936

160

17.09%

Consolidated table of pass percentage of five exams- new course

 

CA-Final Pass Percentage of Nov 2020(old course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2020 (Old Course)

 

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

12026

2145

17.84%

Group II

17132

5442

31.77%

Both Groups

4143

242

5.84%

  Pass Percentage and Number of candidates- November 2020 (Old Course)

 

Group (i): In CA-Final Nov 2020 (old course), the no. of candidates (appeared) is 12026, the no. of candidates (passed) is 2145, and the pass percentage group (i) for the old course is 17.84%.

 Group (ii): In the old course of CA-Final Nov 2020, the appeared no. of candidates is 17132, the no. of candidates passed is 5442, and the passed pass percentage group (ii) is 31.77%

(iii) Both Groups: The appeared no. of candidates is 4143, the no of candidates passed is 242, and the percentage (pass) of CA-final is 5.84%

 

CA-Final Pass (New Course)- Percentage of Nov 2020

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2020(New Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

32542

4179

12.84%

Group II

27907

8643

30.97%

Both Groups

19284

2790

14.47%

Percentage(Pass) -  November 2020(New Course)

 

Group (i): In the CA-Final Nov 2020 (old course), the no. of candidates (appeared) is 32542, the no. of candidates who passed is 4179, and the pass percentage group (i) for the new course is 12.84%.

Group (ii): In the old course of CA-Final Nov 2020, the appeared no. of candidates is 27907, the no. of candidates, appeared and passed is 8643 and the passed pass percentage group (ii) is 30.97%.

Both Groups: The (appeared) no. of candidates is 19284, the no. of candidates passed is 2790, and the percentage of CA-final is 14.47%.

 

CA- Final Pass Percentage of Nov. 2019 (Old Course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2019 (Old Course)

 

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

27409

7384

26.94%

Group II

37589

8679

23.09%

Both Groups

8021

817

10.19%

 Pass Percentage November 2019 (Old Course)

 

Group (i): In the CA-Final Nov 2019 (old course), the number of candidates (appeared) is 27409, the no. of candidates who passed is 7384, and the pass percentage group (i) only for the new course is 26.94%.

Group (ii): In the old course of CA-Final Nov 2020, the number of candidates is 37589, the number of candidates, appeared and passed is 8679 and the passed-pass percentage group (ii) only is 23.09%

Both Groups: The number of candidates is 8021, the no of candidates passed is 817, and the passed-pass percentage group (ii) of CA-final is 10.19%.

The total number of candidates, appeared and passed for Nov. 2019 is 73,019, the total number of candidates (passed) is 16,880, and the percentage for Nov 2019 is 23.11%.

16880, candidates qualified as chartered accountants in Nov. 2019(Old Course).

 

CA- Final Pass Percentage of Nov. 2019 (New Course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2019 (New Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

27861

4830

17.34%

Group II

26972

7593

28.15%

Both Groups

15003

2268

15.12%

Total Candidates

69,836

14,691

21.04%

Percentage (pass) November 2019 (New Course)

 

Group (i): In the CA-Final-Nov. 2019 new course, 27861 is the no. of candidates (appeared), no. of candidates passed is 4830, and the pass percentage group (i) for the new course is 17.34%.

Group (ii): In the old course of CA-Final Nov 2020, 26972 is the no. of candidates (appeared), no of candidates passed is 7593, and the pass percentage is 28.15%.

(iii) Both Groups: In both groups, 15003 is the no. of candidates (appeared), the no. of candidates passed is 2268, and the final pass percentage is 15.12%.

In all, 69836 is the no. of candidates (appeared), no candidates passed is 14,691, and the pass percentage is 21.04% for Nov. 2019.

14691, candidates qualified as chartered accountants in the Final Nov. 2019 new course.

 

Pass Percentage of CA Final May 2019 (Old Course)

CA Final Pass Percentage May 2019 (Old Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

25052

4610

18.40%

Group II

36945

8762

23.72%

Both Groups

 

Passed Group I

15560

 

 

2127

13.67%

Passed Group II

602

3.87%

Passed both groups

1187

7.63%

Total candidates

77557

17288

22.29%

The Pass Percentage for May 2019 (Old Course)

 

Group (i): In the CA-Final May 2019 (old course), 25052 are the number of candidates (appeared), 4610 candidates passed-pass percentage (new scheme) is 17.34%.

Group (ii): In the old course of CA-Final May 2019, 36945 is the number of candidates (appeared), 8762 candidates passed-pass percentage is 23.72%.

(iii) Both Groups: In both groups, 11092 appeared for the exams, 1669 candidates passed (pass percentage is 15.05%) - Group (i), and 432 candidates passed (CA-Final pass percentage is 3.89%) - Group (ii).

Among those who appeared for both groups, 2313 candidates passed (pass percentage 20.85%.

2313 candidates qualified as chartered accountants in Final May 2019 (old course)

 

Pass Percentage CA Final Nov. 2018(Old Course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2018 (Old Course)

 

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

32633

9934

30.44%

Group II

35655

8348

23.41%

Both Groups

 

Passed Group I

22514

 

 

5428

24.11%

Passed Group II

655

2.91%

Passed both groups

3383

15.03%

Total candidates

90802

27748

30.5%

Pass Percentage November 2018 (Old Course)

 

 Group (i): In the examination held in Nov. 2018 old course, 32633 is the number of candidates (appeared), 9934 candidates passed-pass percentage(new course scheme) 30.44%.

Group (ii): In the old course of Final May 2019 (old course), 35655 is the number of candidates (appeared), 8348 candidates passed-pass percentage (new scheme) 23.41%.

Both Groups: A total of 22514 appeared for the exams, 5428 candidates passed (pass percentage is 24.11%) -Group (i) and 655 candidates passed (pass percentage is 2.91%) - Group (ii).

Among those who appeared for both groups, 3383 candidates passed both groups, and the final pass percentage is 15.03%.

3383 candidates qualified as chartered accountants in the examination held in Nov. 2018 (Old Course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2018 (New Course)

 

CA Final Pass Percentage November 2018 (New Course)

 

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

6181

884

14.30%

Group II

3307

894

27.03%

Both Groups

 

Passed Group I

4075

542

13.30%

Passed Group II

293

7.19%

Passed both groups

670

15.44%

Total candidates

13563

3283

24.2%

  Pass Percentage November 2018 (New Course)

 

The final pass percentage in November 2018 is as follows

Group (i): Only 884 of the 6182 students passed the examination held in November 2018 in the new course. The percentage of pass (i) group only is 14.30%.

Group (ii): Only 894 of the 3307 students passed the examination held in November 2018 in the new course. The percentage of pass (group ii only) is 27.03%.

Both Groups: Of the 4075 students who appeared for the CA-Final exam in both groups, 542 passed in the group (i) only with the final pass percentage of 13.30%, 293 passed in the group (ii) only with the final pass percentage of 7.19%, and 670 passed both groups with a final pass percentage of 15.44%.

Of the 13563 students who appeared for the CA-Final Exam 3283, passed both groups with a pass percentage of 24.2%.

 

CA Final Result January 2021 (Declared): Pass Percentage

 

The CA-Final pass percentage for January 2021, in the old course, is down by 4.43% in comparison with November 2020.

 

CA Final Pass Percentage Jan 2021 (Old Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

8686

416

4.79%

Group II

13215

1614

12.21%

Both Groups

3116

44

1.41%

Pass Percentage November 2018 (New Course)

 

The old course shows a downward trend of 13% - Group (i) and 19.56% - Group (ii).

In comparison, January 2021 results show a downward trend of 6.29% in the group (i) and 12.93% (ii).

 

 CA Final Pass Percentage Jan 2021 (New Course)

Particulars

Number of candidates appeared

Number of candidates Passed

Pass percentage

Group I

18297

1198

6.55%

Group II

18896

3409

18.04%

Both Groups

9868

592

6%

  Pass Percentage Jan 2021 (Old Course)

 

CA Final May 2022 Result: Pass Percentage, Toppers & Merit List

 

On the Result day, the aspirants can check the merit list of the Final Exams. The Merit list displays the marks and names of those who scored the first fifty ranks in the exams.

 

 

Steps to Check CA Final Results and Merit List 2022

  • Go to the ICAI result page (Scroll down for the link)
  • You will see the CHECK MERIT LIST icon and click on Final.
  •  Enter your registration number(roll number) and the Captcha code.
  • Click on the CHECK RESULT icon.
  • The result of the person whose registration number is input will appear on the screen.

 

The CA exam starts as soon as students take the first step to get enrolled for the course and is anything beyond the 3 hours spent at the examination centre. It requires years of dedication and discipline for one to put sincere efforts in studying, attending tuitions, training as an article assistant, and taking n number of mock tests before appearing for the final exams. Hence, it is no exaggeration to say that preparing for CA examination is more of a marathon than a mere stint.

The aspirants are expected to make lifestyle changes to say the least and keep up with the demanding study-work schedule. There is a certain category of students who believe that to become a CA it calls for a complete sacrifice of their social life and attending any family events or social gatherings will result in a bad karma. They rather choose to face their books than to leisure away their time on Facebook.

Theres also another category of students who believe that balancing is the key and that a little distraction can do no harm. Their regular catchups with friends and family help them to destress and unwind their minds. Regardless of the approach chosen by students, their ultimate destination is the same.

The CA course requires preparation of both body and mind as a healthy body is said to host a healthy mind. In some unfortunate times, the hectic schedule may take a toll on the aspirants physical and / or mental health which should be treated with utmost care and urgency. Although its only the candidate who sits in the exam hall and writes papers, it is fair to say that the entire family goes through the examination as every member makes their own share of adjustment to give every possible comfort to students.

In this number crunching profession, women are accomplishing new heights and fighting the gender bias to make the profession more gender inclusive. To this regard, India has seen a commendable increase in the number of women Chartered Accountants over the years. The ICAI President shares that women CA today comprise of 28% of the total member strength while female students stand at 42% of the total student enrolments. This is also made evident from the growing numbers of women CAs in the past 5 years viz. 64,685 women CAs in 2017, followed by 70,047in 2018; 73,807 in 2019; 81,564 in 2020 and 88,983 in 2021.

 

Topper List

 

Consequent to the declaration of result - ICAI will display the list of toppers of the Final. Scroll down for the toppers in the old course and the new course For January 2021.

 

Topper - January 2021 -New Course

Particulars

Name

Marks

Percentages

CA Final AIR I

Bhramar Jain

611/800

76.38%

CA Final AIR II

Vaibhav Hariharan

601/800

75.13%

Toppers of CA- Final (New)

 

 

Toppers Old Course

Particulars

Name

Marks

Percentages

CA Final AIR I

Essakiraj A

553/800

69.13%

CA Final AIR II

Sripriya R

501/800

62.63%

CA Final AIR III

Mayank Singh

489/800

61.13%

Toppers of CA-Final Old course

 

ICAI CA Result May 2022: Important Dates

 

Scroll down for important dates concerning May 2022 results.

ICAI CA Final Result May 2022: Important Dates

CA Final exam date May 2022 (New Syllabus)

14th  – 29th May 2022

ICAI CA Final Exam Date (Group 1)

14th, 17th, 19th, and 21th May 2022

ICAI CA Final Exam Date (Group 2)23th, 25th, 27th, and 29th May 2022
CA Final Result Date May 2022 (Declared)

6th August, 2022 (expected)

ICAI Result May 2022: Important Dates

 

CA Final May 2022 Pass Percentage

 

The Final May session could not be held as planned because of the widespread coronavirus in India.

The results should be out soon.

As the ICAI declares the result, it will be displayed over here.

 

Check ICAI CA Final Result for May 2022

 

You can check the final exam results online or offline. The CA pass percentage, merit list with names and marks will appear on the screen.

 Links to Check CA-Final Pass Percentage: The CA-Final results are available on the following websites:

  • https://icaiexam.icai.org
  • https://icai.nic.in

To Check Final Results, you need:

  •  Roll Number
  •  Registration Number(PIN)

If you do not remember your Roll number or Registration number, check the admit card for it.

 

Steps to Check CA Results - May 2022

 

  • Click on the links mentioned above to go to the ICAI results page.
  • Click on the RESULTS icon.
  • Enter the Final Registration number(PIN) and Roll Number to check the result.
  • Click on the RESULT icon. The result will display on the screen
  • Print your result

 

Check CA Final Merit List 2022

 

  • Go to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India(ICAI) RESULT page
  • Under the FINAL icon, you will find the CHECK MERIT LIST. Click on it
  • Enter the roll number or the registration number and the Captcha and click on CHECK RESULT
  • The May 2022 Merit list is displayed.

 

Check CA Final Exam Result 2022 via SMS

 

You can check your Final Exams Result - 2022 offline. You can get your result by SMS to your registered number or mailed to your registered email ID.

To get the result by an SMS, you must create a message as follows and send it to 57575:

  • For New Course

CAFNLNEW(space)(Roll number)

  • Old Scheme –

CAFNLOld(space)(roll number)

 

Check Final Exam Result 2022 via Email

 

Procedure to follow to receive Final result by email :

Check Final Exam Result 2022 via Email

Go to – icaiexam.icai.org
Register before the deadline for registration

Check  Exam Result 2022 via Email

The ICAI will mail the results to your registered email ID.

 

Procedure after Declaration of Result

 

Consequent to the declaration of the results, the students must follow the following procedure:

Procedure After Declaration of Result

Failed candidates- must apply again for the next exam.

 

Passed both groups - 

(i) Receive the pass certificate and the statement of marks

(ii) Apply for ICAI membership

Rank students will receive a rank certificate

Apply for verification - if dissatisfied with marks

 

Procedure  after results

 

Verification of Marks

 

The Chartered Accountants Regulation, 1988 does not allow the re-evaluation of the answer book. Nevertheless, the student can apply for verification of marks, checking if any question remains unevaluated and totaling errors on the cover page.

Students apply for the verification of marks within a month of the published result.

 

Verification Procedure

It is an online procedure. Log in to student dashboard use student ID and password
Find the link VERIFICATION OF ANSWER-BOOK
Upload handwritten & scanned request

Include the following in the request:

  • Name
  • Registration Number
  • Exam – Final
  • Month & Year of exam
  • Paper/s subject/s details  you want revaluation
  • Address for communication
  • Your signature
 Scan the application form & save it as a jpg file of size8-200 kb
Go to the ICAI official website & Find the link
Fill in the requested details & upload a scanned request
Select subject to be marks verified
Pay registration fees for marks verification by Master/Visa/Maestro Credit/Debit Card.
Wait for a successful transaction message &  print it out
Application is processed in 1-2 months
Check status on ICAI official website for exams

Verification Procedure

 

While to many the CA passing percentage acts as a detrimental to opt for CA, to others the very same fuels as a challenge they dare to dream and accomplish. It is indeed a profession highly respected by people across the globe which makes the fight even more alluring and rewarding. While some may clear CA in their first or second attempt, some take multiple attempts and become stronger in their resolve with every attempt.

For those few lucky ones (read genius minds) who get through in the first attempt, when asked most always say that it was the All India Rank (AIR) that they were aiming for and passing was never a choice. In the December 2021 exam, the AIR 1 was secured by Radhika Chauthmal Beriwala with a score of 80%, AIR 2 was Nitin Jain with a score of 79% and AIR 3 was Nivedita N with a score of 78%.

However, by looking at the passing percentage the one thing that is crystal clear is that CA is not for the faint hearted as it may take more failures before one clears this exam. But as they say "Get tougher when the going gets tough" most students dont shy away from appearing multiple times for the exam as they know that endurance is the key to success. Students should not be discouraged to continue to pursue the course merely by failing in the exams as the success of a Chartered Accountant is not defined by the number of attempts taken but becoming a Chartered Accountant is by its own a complete success story.

Over the years, the CA profession has been a receiver of many generous compliments. Railway Minister, Mr. Piyush Goyal being a CA himself has said The signature of a CA on an audit report carries the power of your commitment to integrity, honest reporting of state of affairs of different bodies. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam offered his appreciation for the profession in words like "Chartered Accountants are partners in nation building. I do believe that CAs reflect challenges achieved. They are individuals with a clear aim & a can-do attitude to succeed & perform".

And last but certainly not the least, the Prime Minster of India, Mr. Narendra Modi said the following words on CA Day i.e. July 1, 2021 “Greetings to all Chartered Accountants on CA Day. This community has a vital role in Indias progress. I call upon all CAs to keep the focus on excellence so that Indian firms emerge as one of the best globally”. To conclude, the journey is the one less travelled but the fruits are unparalleled and fulfilling.

 

Also read:- CA Course Fees 2021 for Foundation, Intermediate & Final

Q : What will be the pass percentage of CA Final May 2022?
A: The overall pass percentage is 17.04% (expected)
Q : What is the passing percentage of CA?
A: Students must score 40% in each subject and a group aggregate of 50% to pass CA
Q : Why is CA pass percentage low?
A: The students believe that CA is difficult to pass. Fear is the number factor for failure. Secondly, the students do not study from the study material. Finally, they do not know how to answer as per ICAI expectations.
Q : What is the pass percentage of CA 2020?
A: The pass percentage of both groups - CA final Nov 2020 is 5.84% (old course) and 14.47% (new scheme).
Q : What will be the pass percentage of CA Inter May 2022?
A: Pass percentage is expected to be around 19.84%
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